Introduction of The Festival

Fuke-no-hi-matsuri Shiga Pref

Sumiyoshi Shrine Fire Festival

The festival features six giant pine torches of 2-meters in diameter and 5+ meters high symbolizing large snakes.

Category
Protection from evil・Fire festival
Location(s)
Fuke Cho, Moriyama City Sumiyoshi Jinja
Date(s) of Matsuri
The second Saturday in January
Contact
Moriyamashi Kankobussan Kyokai (077-582-1266)
Access
Ten minutes walk from JR Moriyama Station
URL
Conservation Group
Sumiyoshi Jinja Hi-matsuri Hozon Kai
Note
Selection of prefectural intangible folk cultural properties that need measures such as making records